Why Convert A Website To WordPress?

I just had a look over the traffic for the lifetime of this website and the picture it paints is dramatic. The chart is a powerful illustration of the answer to the question, “Why convert a website to WordPress?”

The rest of this post explains the reasons which underly this, and should help . . . → Read More: Why Convert A Website To WordPress?

Thesis 2.0 Documentation, Tutorials & Articles

Thesis 2.0

NEW: the official Thesis 2 Theme User Guide is here, now with video tutorials (see below).

Thesis 2.0 Documentation is growing by the day. Since Thesis 2.0 was released (October 1st, 2012) there has been a rush to provide documetation, which I’ve been collecting together here, and adding to almost daily. This is . . . → Read More: Thesis 2.0 Documentation, Tutorials & Articles

What Can You Do For My Website & SEO?

More and more small businesses have websites which are performing less and less well in the context of increasing competition. So every week I’m being asked: What can you do for my website & SEO?

Just last week I got six requests to “please take a look at my website and see what you . . . → Read More: What Can You Do For My Website & SEO?

How To Comply With The EU Cookie Directive (from May 26th 2012)

This post explains how to comply with the EU cookie directive which came into force on May 26th 2012. If you have not taken action or want to review the measures you have put in place, this post gives some background and provides recommendations to help you comply with the law without losing website . . . → Read More: How To Comply With The EU Cookie Directive (from May 26th 2012)

Get A Freelance Start-up Business Website For FREE – Use The New Enterprise Allowance Scheme (DWP)

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Good news for people starting a small freelance business: from October 2011, the UK government is offering you up to £2,274.

The New Enterprise Allowance (NEA) provides £1,274 cash (as a weekly allowance) and up to £1,000 as an optional loan to help with start up costs such as—dare I say—getting yourself a smart website to . . . → Read More: Get A Freelance Start-up Business Website For FREE – Use The New Enterprise Allowance Scheme (DWP)

Website Readability: What Font Size? Line Width? Line Height? Six Key Website Design Guidelines

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Most websites and blogs have smaller text sizes than I use here on theWebalyst.com. I chose this font size and page width because it felt readable. Evenso, I was about to bring it into line with most other websites by reduding the text size, and then I read a short informative article on website and . . . → Read More: Website Readability: What Font Size? Line Width? Line Height? Six Key Website Design Guidelines

AMPPS: Softaculous for Desktop & Enterprise: Hundreds of Web & PHP Apps Installed On PC, Network or Domain With One-Click

AMPPS Logo

Breaking into my daily tasks to bring you news that Softaculous just announced AMPPS, a free version of its one-click website application installer for desktop computers and the enterprise.

This is not just great news for website developers (who have to install and manage PHP, MySQL and Apache, not to mention Perl and Python). . . . → Read More: AMPPS: Softaculous for Desktop & Enterprise: Hundreds of Web & PHP Apps Installed On PC, Network or Domain With One-Click

WordPress 3.2 (Gershwin) Released & Ready To Download!

WordPress 3.2 is here! Released on 4th July 2011 it is now ready for download or automatic update, and is an update worth having, but check the requirements below with your web hosting service before upgrading.

This is a big update with major changes, and comes very soon after 3.0 in January. WordPress 3.2 . . . → Read More: WordPress 3.2 (Gershwin) Released & Ready To Download!

The Growth Of The Mobile Website Design

Two important questions about mobile website design:

what is a mobile website? is it time my small business website supported mobile devices?

Every small business with a website should be asking these questions and I will try to help you answer them, or at least get you thinking about them! First, let’s consider the . . . → Read More: The Growth Of The Mobile Website Design

How To See/Monitor The Cookies A Website Creates?

Suddenly, with the recent EU Directive on Privacy/Website Cookies it has become important to understand what cookies your website creates and when. If you need to analyse website cookies, see what functions create/access them and when, this post explains how.

See also: How To Get Ready For The EU Cookie Directive to find out if your . . . → Read More: How To See/Monitor The Cookies A Website Creates?